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Joel Hernandez

Special Projects Manager

Joel Hernandez is a Coachella resident and graduate of Coachella Valley High School. After graduating from CVHS, Joel went on to study at La Sierra University where in 2015 he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. Joel’s passion for working with the community influenced his decision to join the Alianza team. In his role at Alianza, he enjoys getting to know and interacting with people in the community and providing as much support as possible to the community he serves.

Prior to joining Alianza in 2020, Joel worked as a substitute teacher. He is currently studying to obtain his teaching credential at California State University, San Bernardino. Outside of the workplace, he enjoys spending time with his family and those closest to him. He also enjoys trying new foods, listening to music, and watching sports.